If you love words, games, and having fun, this club is for you! Our adult Scrabble Club meets from 6-8 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month at the Rifle Branch Library. Beginners and experts alike are encouraged to join and the club is free and open to the public. Make new friends and learn new Scrabble strategies. Bring your own board if you have one. Scoring materials and dictionaries will be provided. For more information, call the Rifle Branch at 625-3471.
September is Suicide Prevention Month. Aspen Hope Center, a project of the Aspen Valley Medical Foundation, will present a community suicide prevention training at the Rifle Branch Library on Tuesday, September 27, at 5:30 p.m. The training is free and open to the public but registration is required. Call 544-1241 for more information and registration.
Calling all quilters, needle crafters, scrapbookers, and stampers! Want to have a day of fun and accomplishment? Drop into the Rifle Branch Library's Community Room anytime between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month for a day of crafting and fellowship. Come whip your WIPs (Works In Progress) into shape! There is no cost to attend; just bring your own lunch or snacks and drinks.
Please refrain from wearing perfume, as we have sensitive attendees. Thank you!
Reading Buddies is a free program offered by the Rifle Branch Library that pairs teenage volunteers ("Big Buddies") with students in grades K-4 ("Little Buddies") who are learning to read. Pre-registration is required; visit the branch or call 625-3471. Big Buddies and Little Buddies work together one-on-one for an hour every Thursday from 4-5 p.m., reading and participating in reading-related activities.
The Rifle Branch Library has a teen book club for readers in grades 6-12! The club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Questions? Please contact Amy at 625-3471 (or just stop by the library!).
We're adding a new element to our popular Wii Wednesdays! Join us at the Rifle Branch Library after school every Wednesday, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., and learn how to play the exciting new Math Wiz card game. Playing Math Wiz is a fun way to make math easier and quicker, while keeping your mind sharp and developing confidence in your mental math ability. Whether you're a dedicated mathlete or you're just waiting for your next turn with the Wii, come solve puzzles and earn points with us at the Math Wiz Club.
Monday, September 12, from 6-8 p.m. at the Rifle Branch Library
Each of us has a story from our ancestors or even our own story to tell. Author Linda Weaver Clarke will teach you how to turn your family history into a variety of interesting stories, make your ancestors come alive on paper, and learn the most important elements of writing. This program is free and open to the public.
Save $100 to $1000+ per year on groceries by learning the secrets to saving money with coupons. Limit 20 participants. There is a $5 fee that must be paid before class. This class will be the first in our Super Saver Series.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Rifle Branch Library.
Mark Twain will visit the Rifle Branch Library on Wednesday, July 27, at 7:00 p.m.
Dave Ehlert, a renowned Twain "performer," will inform and entertain as he presents Mark Twain's life story, wound around Twain's famous works with a strong emphasis on the importance of literacy. The performance is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit the Rifle Branch Library or call 625-3471.